Deadlines

CBC Radio Submissions

Deadline:   OPEN DEADLINE

How can I share my music with CBC audiences? CBC is no longer accepting hard copy CDs to the music library. Interested in sharing your music with them? There are two ways to do so! Via theCBCMusic Library by emailing music.library@cbc.ca Please indicat…

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Indigenous Music Residency 2020

February 21-28, 2020

Deadline: December 12, 2019  

Submissions for the 10th edition of the Indigenous Music Residency (IMR) are now open to First Nation, Metis, and Inuit recording artists from across Canada.   Led by Manitoba Music in partnership with Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du…

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Canadian Music Week 2020

May 19–23, 2020: Toronto

Deadline: December 15, 2019  

Now in its 37th year, Canadian Music Week (Presented by Amsterdam Brewery) is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted informat…

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Global Toronto

May 6-10, 2020

Deadline: December 15, 2019  

Global Toronto seeks “export-ready” Canadian artists to showcase at the event, which will be held May 6-10, 2020 at various locations across Toronto, and will gather presenters/buyers (festivals, venues, promoters, etc) from around the world, and acros…

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SOCAN Foundation: Equity X Production Mentorship Program

January 9-11, 2020

Deadline: December 15, 2019  

The Equity X Production Mentorship Program was developed in response to research conducted by the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. In 2019, the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released a report that identified that women make up only 2.1% of producer…

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Winnipeg Folk Festival 2020

July 9-12, 2020

Deadline: December 20, 2019  

Performer Submissions Festival Programming Details The 47th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival is held July 9-12, 2020 at Birds Hill Provincial Park in Manitoba. Each year we aim to program a very high quality, diverse festival with many genres represented…

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JUNOfest 2020

MARCH 13 & 14, 2020

Deadline: December 20, 2019  

SASKATOON, SK SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN! For two jam-packed nights, JUNOfest presented by CBC Music will showcase artists, of all genres, from across the country. Featuring over 100 artists in more than 15 venues performing for fans, media and the music…

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Sound City 2020

May 3-5, 2020

Deadline: January 17, 2020  

Liverpool, UK The applications for Sound City 2020 are now open! This conference/festival attracts 10,000 attendees and key industry figures right in the heart of Liverpool.   More info: https://www.soundcity.uk.com/ Apply today: https://gigmit.co…

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The StainGlass Social

Spring of 2020

Deadline: January 31, 2020  

The StainGlass Social is a grassroots, community-focused start-up in Calgary, Alberta – Canada’s Capital of Country Music. Founded in the songwriter tradition of Nashville, our vision is to become a cultural destination of folk and country music perfor…

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Nextfest 2020

June 4 – June 14, 2020

Deadline: January 31, 2020  

Nextfest is now accepting submissions for musical artists and bands, for the 2020 Festival. The festival runs June 4th – June 14th in Edmonton, Alberta. “Nextfest shepherds the development of emerging artists. It is curated on the basis of providing de…

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Edmonton Arts Council: Travel Grants

Deadline: February 1, 2020  

February 1, June 1, October 1 CIP Travel Grant Travel grants are intended to assist an applicant to pay travel costs from Edmonton to a destination for the purposes of training, development, presentation or marketing in the arts or festivals.   On…

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Sled Island 2020

June 24 - 28, 2020

Deadline: February 7, 2020  

Since 2007, Sled Island’s thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have produced a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of more than 250 bands, comedy, film and ar…

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The Great Escape 2020

May 13-16, 2020

Deadline: February 11, 2020  

Brighton, UK “Calling all artists. Artist registration for The Great Escape 2020 is now officially open in partnership with Sentric Music. Whether you are a band, a singer-songwriter, a rapper, DJ, collective or duo, it doesn’t matter, we want to hear…

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2020 Regina Folk Festival

August 9-11, 2020

Deadline: February 14, 2020  

Submissions The Festival: Submissions for the Regina Folk Festival are no longer received via Sonicbids!  We are now accepting applications directly. Submissions are open for the 2020 Festival and the 2020 Sask Sampler from early Spring 2019 through to…

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Edmonton Arts Council: Artist Project Grants

Deadline: February 15, 2020  

February 15 and September 15 (small grants) June 15 (large grant) CIP Artist Project Grants Artist Project Grants are intended to support the activities of professional Edmonton artists for a specific time towards a specific project. Projects can be in…

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FACTOR Profile Review Deadline

Deadline: February 28, 2020  

Profile Review Deadlines Artist Profiles When you first create an artist profile, you will receive an artist rating of General Artist once you’ve submitted your Mandatory Information and requested review. You won’t need to do anything to maintain your…

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Edmonton Music Awards 2020

Deadline: February 29, 2020  

If you are an artist from the Edmonton area within a 100km radius, including St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Spruce Grove and Stony Plain and have a single, album or music video that was “released” to the public between January 1, 2019 and December 3…

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2020 Artist Entrepreneur and Artist Manager programs in Toronto

Deadline: March 1, 2020  

Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) opens online registration for 2020 Artist Entrepreneur and Artist Manager programs in Toronto CMI has opened 2020 online registration for their core professional development programs: Artist Entrepreneur (Mar & Aug) a…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline: March 2, 2020  

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific music project. APPLICATION DEADLINE(S) for 2020: March 2/20, September 1/20…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline: March 2, 2020  

This funding supports the development of individual Alberta artist-managers and/or self-managed artists by providing up to $7,500 for one eight-week professional development program per deadline, delivered by Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) in Toronto o…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Travel Grant for Individuals and Ensembles

Deadline: March 2, 2020  

This opportunity provides support to assist Albertan artists and/or artist ensembles with a travel grant to perform or present their original work at showcases, festivals or other events, outside the province of Alberta, with the purpose of introducing…

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C/O Pop

April 22-26, 2020

Deadline: April 1, 2020  

Please note, deadline is not known, please consult C/C Pop.   This Cologne, Germany-based convention runs parallel to a music festival of the same name. C/O Pop attracts representatives from record labels, managers, media, and other music industry…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Organizations Arts Project Funding

Deadline: June 1, 2020  

This funding assists not-for-profit organizations by providing a grant for a specific arts project. This grant stream also provides project support for leadership development, capacity building and partnerships that enhance the promotion and support of…

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NXNE 2020

June 2020

Deadline: June 1, 2020  

“NXNE takes a very limited number of unsolicited bands, if you think yours should be one of those, send your particulars here. there is no fee to apply.”   Please note, no deadline is listed for this application, check with NXNE.

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: October 1, 2020  

This grant provides annual funding to eligible not-for-profit community organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions. To be eligible for Community Performing Arts Organizations operating funding, you must: be engaged in cr…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: December 1, 2020  

This funding supports the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of professional artists’ fees for the preceding year. To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be one of the following: registered not-for-profit org…

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